IDE knowledge anyone?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Dec 11 18:58:46 CST 2015

On 12/11/2015 04:35 PM, Oliver Lehmann wrote:

> Western Digital Caviar 31600 it is.
> I'm waiting for a 32Port-LA (might take up to a month). When it is
> there I'll continue debugging that issue and see what a MS-DOS does
> different from what I do.

MS-DOS uses the native BIOS for hard disk accesses, unless you're 
running Windows 3.1 or so and use a VxD to drive the ports directly.

But, I think I've actually got one of those 1.GB Caviar drives.  I'm not 
sure if it's still operational, but I'll check my drive cabinet.


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